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The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the foresaid alleagtion.


John Goodman of the parish of Saint Catherin Coleman [?XXX]
London Cooper, aged 34 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the said allegation hee saith that three hogsheads (ordinarily
and usually) of Virginia tobacco doe and will take up
as much or more bulke, or roome in a shipp as will serve
to receive or stow a tonne of any sort of wines or other
liquid goods, which hee knoweth being a master Cooper
and having soe bin for theise twelve yeares last and
having bought many virginia hogsheads after the
tobaccoes were taken out, and otherwise hee
cannot depose, not being able to depose of the bulke of
Virginia hogsheads for twelve or fourteene yeares since as
hee saith.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first negatively, not knowing ought of the voyage.

To the second hee saith that some Virginia hogsheads are often
bigger and some lesser than other, but ordinarily they are as
aforesaid, and further hee cannot answere save was aforesaid.



The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.


James Jauncy of the parish of Saint Lawrence Jury
London citizen and Grocer of London aged 34 yeares or thereabouts sworne and

To the said allegation hee saith that three hogsheads of
Virginia hogsheads of tobacco are commonly accounted to
a tonne to be thence laded for Ireland and other parts
whereout they are hence frequently transported, and indeed they videlicet three of those [?XXXX] taken
up (as hee saith) ordinarily and commonly as much roome
and tonnage as a tonne of any sort of wine or other
liquid goods, or rather more. And saith that within and for
the space of theise foure or five yeares last Virginia
hogsheads have bin commonly [?amended] and are much bigger than before
that time they used to be, namely hee saith that three of
them are and have bin within the said yeares commonly as